fetal mortality rate


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fetal mortality rate

the number of fetal deaths per 1000 births, or per live births.

fetal mortality rate

 The ratio of fetal deaths to the sum of the births–the live births + the fetal deaths in that year; in the US, the FMR dropped from
19.2 /1,000 births–1950 to 9.2/1,000 births–1980

fetal mortality rate

The number of fetal deaths per 1000 live births, usually per year.
See also: rate
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Infant and late fetal mortality rates declined markedly in Chile during the study period of 1950-1996, as illustrated in Figure 2.
While fetal mortality occurs as a result of unperforated appendicitis in 3%-5% of cases, a perforated appendix is associated with the much higher fetal mortality rate of 20%-30%.
The older laser techniques got a bad name because they had up to a 50% fetal mortality rate within the first 24 hours.